Welcome to the US 491 website! This is the New Mexico Department of Transportation's on-line source for information concerning the US 491 (formerly US 666 Corridor) highway project from Gallup to Shiprock, New Mexico. The project-specific topics presented within this site will help keep the viewer informed about the development of the project, and provide a place for viewer questions, concerns, issues and feedback.
Specifically, the project will review existing conditions, identify deficiencies,
and determine project needs. Alternatives to meet existing and future demands
and goals for the area will also be developed. Click on the map of New Mexico
to see the project location. Project Status information,
a detailed Project Description, and Public Meeting information are also
included on this site.
Click on the map to see a more detailed view of the corridor.